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List of famous people who majored in communications, including photos when available. This list of famous communications majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people will be towards the top. The names of the colleges or universities that these prominent communications majors attended are displayed next to each person's name- you can also see other bits of information such as what year the person was born and what kind of degree they received. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in communications you can use the "filter" bar to search for a specific name.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of famous people, including comedians Jerry Seinfeld and Ellen DeGeneres. Some of these celebs even have degrees in communications. This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were communications majors?" and "What are the names of popular people who studied communications?"

Some of these people might not necessarily be actors or athletes, but they're certainly all renowned in their own line of work. When people ask "what are you going to do with a communications major", you can now send them to this page of successful communications majors. 

Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Communications
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Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he co-created and co-wrote with Larry David. For its final two seasons, they were also co-executive producers. Seinfeld ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: Seinfeld^! Jerry Seinfeld: 'I'm Telling You for the Last Time'^! Comedian^! Bee Movie

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Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Communications
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Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer. She was the star in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998, and has hosted her syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show since 2003. Her stand up career started in the early 1980s, culminating in a ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, United States of America

Profession: Television presenter, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Oscars, Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now, The 79th Annual Academy Awards

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Chris Farley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Communications
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Christopher Crosby "Chris" Farley was an American comedian and actor. Farley was known for his loud, energetic comedic style, and was a member of Chicago's Second City Theatre and cast member of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live between 1990 and 1995. Farley and Chris Rock were ...more

Age: Died at 33 (1964-1997)

Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America

Profession: Stunt Performer, Comedian, Actor

Credits: Tommy Boy, Beverly Hills Ninja, Black Sheep, Wayne's World 2

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James Gandolfini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Communications
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James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr. was an American actor and producer. Gandolfini was best known for his role as Tony Soprano, an American Mafia boss in the HBO series The Sopranos. He garnered enormous praise for this performance, winning three Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one ...more

Age: Died at 52 (1961-2013)

Birthplace: Westwood, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

Credits: The Sopranos, The Man Who Wasn't There, 8MM, The Drop

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